Two people reportedly were killed Wednesday night after a knife-wielding woman stole an ambulance and crashed it head-on into a big rig near the 5 Freeway.
Following a pursuit, police said the van crashed into a fire truck at Main near Manchester.
An ambulance was at the scene in the 5900 block of Wilshire Boulevard shortly after 4 p.m. Tuesday.
Paramedics were treating Mohamed Ali-Majad Zahr — described previously as a mental patient — on Oct. 19 in downtown Los Angeles.
The incident started at Third and Alameda.
Two ambulances were called to the scene.
“We need paramedics!” one woman screamed into the phone.
An ambulance was involved in a collision in Garden Grove Monday night that injured three people.
Federal law enforcement agents Thursday targeted an ambulance company in Atwater Village, but officials could not immediately reveal the reason for the raid, according to reports.
The unidentified swimmer was bitten just before 9:30 a.m., authorities said.
CBS2’s Kristine Lazar reports why the ambulance didn’t stop: The driver was so tired that he might have fallen asleep at the wheel with a patient and a paramedic in the back.
A spokesman for Casey Kasem’s daughter says the ailing radio personality has been taken by ambulance to a hospital or medical facility in Washington state.
Residents called police after allegedly observing the man walking around their neighborhood nude.
Ambulance crews with the Los Angeles Fire Department faced nearly 37,000 hours in delays last year due to hospital bed shortages, costing taxpayers about $6 million, according to a report released Thursday.
A patient was trapped Monday after a rollover accident involving an ambulance.